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Claire Celsi the Director of Public Relations at Lessing-Flynn. She helps businesses, educational institutions and associations by telling their story in creative ways.
Claire is a Drake University graduate and has taught business and public relations classes at her alma mater. She has also taught community education courses at Des Moines Area Community College.
She has spent her career helping businesses and nonprofits thrive by increasing brand awareness and “moving the needle” using public relations, marketing and social media. Claire is also a public speaker and frequently presents on many topics relating to social media and public relations. She's also an outspoken advocate of providing meaningful and PAID internships to college students. Before joining Lessing-Flynn, Claire owned and operated The Public Relations Project, LLC.
She is the author of the blog Public Relations Princess.com and has been blogging for more than seven years. Claire is a member of the Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communications' National Advisory board and is the Vice-Chair of the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Commission.
Claire lives in West Des Moines is married to Jim Walczyk. They have have four grown children and a dog named Trixie who hangs on her every word.